LAS VEGAS – It is been a lengthy road for Caio Borralho, but he can now simply call himself a UFC fighter.
The Brazilian middleweight fought and won two times on Dana White’s Contender Collection in 2021, generating an working experience that Borralho (10-1 MMA, – UFC) believes will enable him in his UFC on ESPN 34 debut against Gadzhi Omargadzhiev at the UFC Apex.
“I’ve presently fought in this very same cage two times and you fellas observed two terrific victories,” Borralho advised MMA Junkie and other reporters at Wednesday’s media working day. “It genuinely motivates me to be here lastly as a UFC fighter right now. So, of course, there’s nerves, but I embrace all of the nerves and it receives motivating for guaranteed.”
Not only will Borralho have a opportunity to make a splash in his to start with UFC contest, but he will also have the co-primary function stage to accomplish. His opponent, fellow DWCS veteran Omargadzhiev (13- MMA, – UFC), will also be making his UFC debut. Borralho will not only have the probability to choose up his 1st UFC victory, but also hand his opponent the very first decline of his occupation.
“It’s a fantastic prospect for me to exhibit the UFC what I’m capable of,” Borralho mentioned. “In the co-key party, we know that all will be viewing since they are normally waiting for the major event. So, they have to see the co-main and I’m listed here to give them a large show, for certain.”
Check out out the total media working day interview with Borralho in the online video higher than.